Darwin Harbour report card 2018

Zone 9: Myrmidon Creek

2018 report card overview

Water quality in Myrmidon Creek was good.

Zone 9 Myrmidon Creek grade wheel

About Myrmidon Creek

Myrmidon Creek is a small mangrove-lined tidal creek on the fringes of the city of Palmerston.

It receives urban stormwater runoff during the wet season and discharge from the Palmerston wastewater treatment plant.

The creek drains into the Elizabeth River estuary.

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Long-term trend

Zone 9 Myrmidon Creek trends

Data summary

The distribution of the data for all parameters is shown here as box and whisker plots.

For report card grades the median of the data (solid line in the box) is compared to the Water Quality Objective (dotted line) for each parameter.

Zone 9 Myrmidon Creek turbidity
Dissolved oxygen indicator – Oxygen saturation parameterZone 9 Myrmidon Creek dissolved oxygen
Algae indicator – Chlorophyll-a concentration parameterZone 9 Myrmidon Creek chlorophyll-a
Nutrients indicator – Nitro oxide, ammonia and soluble phosphorus concentrations parameterZone 9 Myrmidon Creek phosphorusZone 9 Myrmidon Creek ammoniaZone 9 Myrmidon Creek nitrogen oxide

Supplementary parameters

Zone 9 Myrmidon Creek salinity

Zone 9 Myrmidon Creek temperature

Zone 9 Myrmidon Creek pH levels

Last updated: 07 June 2019

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